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Two men convicted on Crimes Act charges

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 2:15 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Two men have been found guilty at Tauranga District Court on charges filed by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA). More >>

Explaining fees and products key for consumers

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10:11 am | Financial Markets Authority

Consumers want their financial providers to do more to explain fees and help them understand why their products are right for them. This is according to The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) survey into consumers’ experience of providers’ conduct, ... More >>

Accredited Body Reports Published

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 12:30 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has today published the accredited body reports for the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) and CPA Australia. More >>

FMA reports on Wynyard investigation

Friday, 30 November 2018, 1:03 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published the findings of its investigation into Wynyard Group Limited’s (Wynyard) compliance with continuous disclosure and fair dealing obligations. Following Wynyard’s failure in October 2016, the FMA ... More >>

Public warning –Brian (John) Ferguson

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 10:38 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has issued a public warning about Brian Ferguson, a registered financial adviser from Palmerston North. More >>

FMA publishes 2018 Audit Quality Report & Directors’ Guide

Monday, 26 November 2018, 12:41 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority’s Audit Quality Report 2018 expresses concern at the continued inconsistencies in audits provided by the same firm, while noting the overall quality of audits has improved in recent years. More >>

Peer-to-peer lending/crowdfunding 2018 data published

Friday, 23 November 2018, 1:04 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published its second statistical report on peer to peer lending and crowd funding in New Zealand. The industry is required to submit an annual information return each year. More >>

Incentives for bank staff too highly focused on sales

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 1:27 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Incentives for bank staff too highly focused on sales The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published Bank Incentive Structures, its thematic review of how banks in New Zealand incentivise their staff. The report sits alongside the recently published ... More >>

Supporting family and friends who have been scammed

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 10:07 am | Financial Markets Authority

How do you support a family member or friend who you believe are being scammed? More >>

CBL Investigation update

Monday, 12 November 2018, 4:32 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA is aware of the significant ongoing interest in its CBL investigation. The FMA set out details of this investigation in July. More >>

Disclosure documents in English and te reo Māori

Monday, 29 October 2018, 1:54 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Exemption passed to enable disclosure documents in English and te reo Māori The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has granted a class exemption to enable companies who offer investments to publish product disclosure statements (PDS) in both te reo ... More >>

FMA publishes annual report 2018

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 11:05 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has published its annual report for the financial year ending June 30 2018. The report highlights a number of key activities that took place in the year, including the launch of the joint FMA/RBNZ Culture and Conduct ... More >>

FMA update on Forestlands

Friday, 12 October 2018, 10:35 am | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA has decided not to seek costs arising from its application to put the Forestlands companies 2-12 and 14-20 into liquidation. More >>

KiwiSaver nears $50 billion in 2018

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 2:14 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA publishes a report every year based on all providers’ statutory data for the year to the end of March. Total funds in KiwiSaver for the 2018 period were just under $50 billion dollars and the number of people in KiwiSaver has risen to more ... More >>

FMA issues infringement notice to Pacific Eagle Capital

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:52 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has issued an infringement notice to Pacific Eagle Capital (PEC) for failing to file financial statements by its due date. More >>

Investor Week encourages investors to take the plunge

Monday, 1 October 2018, 1:52 pm | Financial Markets Authority

World Investor Week encourages investors to take the plunge The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has launched a new campaign for World Investor Week to help New Zealanders become more confident investors by addressing some of the uncertainties around investing. ... More >>

FADC decisions published

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:56 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee (FADC) has released its decision in two cases brought by the FMA. The decisions can be viewed at the FADC website: http://www.fadc.govt.nz/decisions/ More >>

KiwiSaver Risk Quiz highlights key messages for investors

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 12:19 pm | Financial Markets Authority

People who took the FMA’s KiwiSaver Risk Quiz understood the importance of keeping contributing through any investment downturn, but the results highlight some key areas where more work to help investors is needed. More >>

Forestlands companies placed in liquidation

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 3:30 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The High Court in Nelson has placed Forestlands companies 2-12 and 14-20 into liquidation. More >>

Is trust the new currency?

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 12:52 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Presentation by Rob Everett to the Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ 2018 National Conference More >>

 

 

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